First #IWD2018 #FemmyAwards Winner Announced! Annonce du premier laurรฉat #PrixFemmy de la #JIF2018!

Stay tuned for the announcement of our other #Femmy winners!

International Women's Day Ottawa 2018

#IWDOttawa community โ€“ we are SO excited to announce our first 2018 #FemmyAwards winner..Drum roll please:

Lisa Pigeau, Manager of Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, Mรฉtis Nation of Ontario. Category: Advocacy

#LisaPigeau started working as a frontline worker (community support worker) with Metis Nation of Ontario (MNO) in 1999, where she helped families in need access appointments and relevant care. Lisa is now the MNO manager of Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, and oversees the Victim Service program and the Ending Violence strategy for the whole province, and soon to be added Indigenous-led Anti-Human Trafficking department. She is the staff person responsible for the work of the Mรฉtis Nation of Ontarioโ€™s Womenโ€™s Council (MNOWC) and the administrator of the MNOWCโ€™s Womenโ€™s Leadership project. She is also a nominee of the Suzanne Rochon-Burnett Volunteer of the Year Award, and sits on a number of committees forโ€ฆ

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